Unacknowledged Victims of the DOC
A GUARD'S VALIDATION
I apologize I've not kept track of this thread: however, I do want to confirm the sadistic behavior of the occasional guard (probably why the job appealed to them in the first place) and their self-preservation at-all-costs instincts.
A friend who was a correctional officer for the ladies pen down here told me a few stories as she would question her then-current career choice. Then one time the tables were turned: she gave a statement to her superior - only when pressured and the incident had already been revealed - about what she knew of a beating one of her fellow guards had given a guy-girl (transvestites with even only a partial sex-change operation go to women's prison, creator help the women).
My friend was terrorized by this co-worker for about 6 months after that, he did hang-up calls, cruised her house, openly threatened her, it was full on stalking by a known sadist and no where she could turn - such 'weakness' as reporting his abuse of her would outcast her in the law enforcement field.
She gave me details and documents so if she turned up dead I could help her get justice for her killer. And that's when you're considered one of the "good guys" - imagine the sadism from such a one if you're on the other side of the fence.
A Nameless Guard From Somewhere West.
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